2017 Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template and Tutorial
DECEMBER 11, 2016
If you are interested in how you can best prepare your content marketing for success then you have landed on the right blog post and podcast today. How to use our 2017 content marketing editorial calendar template ( download now ). They know how to write the blog post headlines that grab attention, the blog post content that gets read, the visuals that gets shared.
Essential Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template Every Marketer Can Use
NOVEMBER 3, 2013
Today’s portfolio of content channels — websites, blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest, Tumblr, Instagram, SlideShare, Flickr, etc. — How will this planning template aid your business? Blog publication calendar template that tracks your post topics/titles, content details, keywords, target personas, and CTAs (calls to action).
4 Easy Infographic Template Tools for Stunning Infographics
DECEMBER 30, 2016
Want to use easy Infographic Template Tools to create stunning infographics… but don’t know where to start? . In this post I s hare 4 Infographic Template Tools for creating infographics easily and quickly… even if you are not a designer. . Many have attracted tens of thousands of shares like this one on Amy Porterfield’s blog. Or this one on my blog.
Social Media Strategic Plan Template
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
We’ll cover the third step in another blog post and finally, social media ROI (a.k.a. We have planning templates to get you started ! Our Social Media Strategic Plan template steps you through the first two: WHY and HOW. If you’re already doing strategic planning, but need a nudge on how to measure social media, then this template will help you too. Go ahead.
Social Sharing Buttons in Single Post Templates
MARCH 9, 2011
One of the main blog post promotion strategies I cover in my new eBook involves the big three social networks: Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. It will also give your blog social proof when the numbers start climbing, and when you make social sharing easy in combination with great content, they will start moving up. You can insert them into your templates in order to show everywhere, including the home page and archive pages, or you can insert them into just your single post template so they only show when you are viewing a single post. Blog Engage. Blogging
3 Conversion Tricks I Use to Get More Leads Than You (+ Free Squeeze Page Template)
AUGUST 26, 2013
I’m also going to give you a high-converting squeeze page template you can customize until your heart’s content. I designed this after putting together so many squeeze pages recently for sites in my PPC case study and this template was one of the best that I found to be working. To install the template, you simply need FTP access to your server. User Guide.
Six Effective Ways to Repurpose Content and Generate Traffic
JUNE 8, 2016
Instead of spending hours and hours on just one great blog post, repurpose content into numerous traffic generating pieces of content. Taking the time to write long-form, well-research articles is hard. Here are some ideas. The post Six Effective Ways to Repurpose Content and Generate Traffic appeared first on Spin Sucks.
Don’t Be a Lazy Marketer: 11 Content Marketing Ideas
JULY 16, 2015
Have you ever fed your audience a blog post in the same way you’ve fed yourself when there’s nothing in the fridge? I’ve asked hundreds of marketers during the last five years of speaking, consulting and writing, “Have you ever clicked ‘publish’ on a blog post which you knew was sub-standard because you had a deadline to hit? By Bryan Adams. We make, we eat, and we move on.
Ultimate Social Media Image Sizing Guide for 2017 + Adobe Photoshop Templates
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
If you are ready to take your visual marketing (and images) to the next level of quality, impact and business results then you have definitely landed on the right blog post today! We also created and are sharing with you Adobe Photoshop templates for all of the top social networks, also sized perfectly for you to start using today! Download the guide now ! Click To Tweet.
Seven Elements of a LinkedIn Audit to Improve Brand Consistency
AUGUST 10, 2015
Although this is an optional item for your employees to include, you’ll want to make sure, at a minimum, that there aren’t links to their former employers’ blog or website lurking there. To capture and share the results of my LinkedIn audit, I created a standardized template for capturing and comparing results across the team being audited. By Erika Heald. Company description.
How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. Everyone is talking about it but very few are actually doing it! In addition to running a busy social, branding and digital agency, Marketing Nutz , I also do a ton of international keynote speaking, training and workshops. We work with brands of all sizes from startups to Fortune 10 brands. We believe in risk. iTunes.
Introducing The Modern Blogging Masterclass
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Today we launch our very first (hopefully of many) online course… The Modern Blogging Masterclass. What is The Modern Blogging Masterclass? What is The Modern Blogging Masterclass, you ask? There will be homework, with templates and worksheets (and maybe even a workbook!), The post Introducing The Modern Blogging Masterclass appeared first on Spin Sucks.
The Rapid eLearning Blog
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
The Rapid Elearning Blog. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, then you know that’s flat out wrong. The Real Purpose of the E-Learning Template. Last week I told you to stop using templates for e-learning that were designed for presentations. Presentation templates are designed for a different purpose. Is the template helping you do that?
Messenger Platform v1.3: News Feed Ads Launch Messenger Conversations; Sponsored Messages Debut
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
in a blog post , saying that more than 34,000 developers are now building via the platform and providing more details on the two new advertising options: One of the most important requests we received from developers and businesses building on the Messenger Platform is the ability to promote their experience. But driving people to a Messenger conversation isn’t enough. Deep-linking for m.me
8 Simple Tweaks to Boost Website Conversions
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
Since I discovered the sheer power of releasing premium content on opt-in landing pages in 2011, we’ve released over 40 marketing templates, e-books, and cheat sheets. Honestly, most people find our tools via Google, so the conversion rates are particularly high since they are in an “active” searching state rather than a “passive” blog reading mode. CTA in guest blog posts.
33 Ways Your Social Media Plan Will Make You More Successful
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Rock This Social Media Plan Template There is an algorithm we follow at CoSchedule to help us share our content, connect with our audience, and reach our marketing goals. And we’re giving it to you for free right now: Get your free social media plan template now! The rest of this post covers exactly how this social media plan template works. It has a ring to it, right?
7 Steps to Build a Pinterest for Business Plan to Ignite Sales and ROI
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
If you answer yes to this question then you have landed on the right blog post today! This blog post and podcast episode is the 2nd in a series on Pinterest for Business I’m providing to help business leaders and entrepreneurs like you, explore if Pinterest is something you should take a deeper look at to help you differentiate from competition and ignite business results.
Time to Rethink Your Blog Strategy? Writing Epic, Incredible Blog Posts
OCTOBER 18, 2016
I recently saw a video and blog post from a leader in the social marketing space offering tips to generate new ideas for content blog writing. They went so far as instructing them how to leverage RSS feeds, do social listening and more to get ideas for new blog content. Your goal is not to build a blog, website or business that is status quo, right? being relevant?
7 Blogging Mistakes to Avoid in 2017
MARCH 6, 2017
However, one of the best ways to save time and money in your blogging is to learn from the mistakes of others. Here are my top picks for the seven blogging mistakes you should avoid in the year ahead. I reckon more than 50% of the bloggers I’ve spoken with have no idea who they are blogging for. How do you figure out who you should be blogging to? And, hey! Persona Tool.
How to Create Your Ultimate Blogging Calendar
MAY 11, 2016
You know you should probably blog or create content and you agree that it sounds like a good idea, but this is where you get stuck… You get stuck in making it happen week after week. You get stuck on what to blog about, where to blog, what format it should be in and you wonder, “does anyone really read blogs anymore?” Sample blogging calendar example.
17 Examples of Blog Archives
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
If you never visited my blog archive , a screen shot is below: Blog archives come in many styles. As such, and complemented by this blog being powered by the WordPress Thesis theme , I employ custom functions written in PHP that perform numerous actions. Please click the bloggers’ names above for I frequent their blogs — some daily, others monthly.
Watching Me Blog
APRIL 4, 2012
Blogs are one of the most valuable marketing tools ever created. I started blogging in September 2003, and since then I have written almost three thousand posts. I'm proud of this blog mostly because it serves two personal Gods for me: my love of writing and my love of sharing. The morning of the conference, we had breakfast and our conversation sparked a blog post (this one: Where Do Ideas Come From? ). To my surprise, Chris blogged about me blogging (how meta!) with his post: Watching Mitch Joel Blog. My blogging philosophy: It's me.
5 Visual Content Curation Ideas to Ramp Up Your Blog and Social Strategy
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
Social media and blogs require a certain frequency of posting to remain “viable” and effective. When searching for an image for a social media or blog post, search with emotive or action words instead of simply using keywords that you might use for SEO. On blog posts, you could use GIFs to lighten up dense topics (like Shonali did here ). It doesn’t have to.
32 Resources to Write Great Blog Headlines
OCTOBER 17, 2014
2 million blog posts are written every day. As the web becomes more crowded with content, it’s becoming harder and harder to draw people’s attention to your blog posts. Keep your blog steadily growing by improving your skill set and adopting content marketing best practices. The Anatomy of a Perfect Blog Post: The Data on Headlines, Length, Images and More. Right?
How to Make Better Visualizations for Your Blog
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Do you ever run out of ways to promote your blog content? Let’s look at the type of visual content you can create for some of the more popular blog post types. Let’s say you sell electronics and have a blog post on the latest updates to iOS 8. For blog posts, your smartphone will capture good enough images. If so, then visual content may be the solution.
The 11 Most Read Blog Posts of 2014 (and a Bonus!)
DECEMBER 22, 2014
On the eleventh day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you… 11 most read blog posts, 10 top communicators , nine great PR blogs , eight up and comers , seven must-listen podcasts , six communicator gifts , five communications trends , four free webinars , three strategy games , two Crazies’ secrets , and the PR win of 2014. The 11 Most Read Blog Posts of 2014. Check it out.
How Design Impacts Blog Readership
MAY 14, 2015
As a result, many bloggers’ sites are poorly designed or rely on simple templates. Your content may bring people to your blog, but poor design and usability can seriously limit your readership. Use standard color theory to select a palette that matches your blog’s personality. The importance of blog design cannot be overstated. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.
Blogging in 2017: How to Disrupt and Get Noticed
JANUARY 24, 2017
As a result of this, unless you’re blogging in an up-and-coming niche, the return on investment often won’t usually be in your favor. That horrid template you use for outreach emails. Case in point: the blog I edit at RankPay is a relatively low-key affair, but nevertheless I bet you’d be surprised by the sheer volume of pitches I get from writers looking to get published.
20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. If you’re a business, you may have the luxury of hiring an awesome Internet Marketing Company to keep up with the trends, but as individuals managing a blog for as a hobby or for profit, it’s up to you to not only maintain that blog but keep up with ways to increase traffic. Blog Platform. Enjoy! Content.
How to Set Up Blog Comments as Goals in Google Analytics Using WordPress Hacks
JANUARY 24, 2012
I’m a data junkie, and there’s nothing I enjoy more than learning more about the visitors coming to my blog. For those who aren’t interested in selling products or capturing mailing list subscribers, is there anything else you can count as a goal on your blog? What You Can Learn from Setting Up Blog Comments as Goals. Name your goal Blog Comments or similar.
33 Personal Blogs of Startup Marketers We Love
OCTOBER 18, 2016
I like to think that reading the blog of a marketer I admire is like having a coffee with them and getting a chance to learn all about their approach to marketing. ☕. Personally, I have benefited a lot from reading these blogs, especially blogs published by startup marketers. Here at Buffer, we’ve shared our favorite content marketing blogs and advanced marketing blogs.
Blog Formatting: How to Make Your Readers Love Your Blog
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
Blogging has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially with businesses now utilizing this little Internet secret to bump up traffic to their websites. Nothing will stamp out that interest faster than a poorly formatted blog, though. Think about your own likes and dislikes when planning out your blog page. Don’t try to go over-the-top with your blog layout.
How to Make Time for Blogging During Your Lunch Break
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Blogging is something that we all know we need to do. But as a busy professional with a weekly schedule consisting of non-stop meetings, conference calls, project deadlines, and personal responsibilities, actually making time for blogging can seem impossible. The good news is that it’s possible to blog without inconveniencing your schedule too much. Use a Blog Template.
The Full Blog Monetization Menu – 60+ Ways to Make Money With Your Blog
APRIL 23, 2015
You think about it all the time – how great it would be to make money from your blog. Making money from your blog is not something that happens by accident. Once you understand all of the possible ways to monetize your blog, it’s much easier to devise the right plan. Succeeding at Monetizing Your Blog. Use it as a guideline for your blog monetization plans.
15 Uncommon WordPress Plugins To Enhance Your Blog’s User Experience
AUGUST 2, 2016
As you blog grows, there are bound to be some be some broken links on your blog. The WP-Page Navi plugin improves the overall user experience on your blog by implementing a multi-page navigation on your blog. They show the user where they are, reinforcing that they are in the correct place on your blog. What if you could the same on your blog? Engaging.
How to Grow Your Blog (the Right Way)
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Ever wonder what makes one blog popular and another flop? Or why one blog builds a solid readership, while another struggles to find an audience? Starting a business blog isn’t easy. From content to promotion, creating a blog that gets noticed takes time. There are ways to grow a blog without scouring the web. How to Grow Your Blog (the Right Way).
How to Build a Six-Figure Blog Without Anyone Knowing
MARCH 21, 2011
This guide is going to reveal the concept of Email Blogging, a strategy which I personally think is one of the easiest and most profitable ways to make money online. The idea behind Email Blogging actually came to me by mistake. Based on this, I came to the conclusion that… Blogging Sucks. Step Two : You hunt for a blog design which has something to do with your industry.
4 Ways Pinterest Can Help Drive Traffic To Your Blog
AUGUST 9, 2015
After months of pinning diligently and engaging with my subscribers, my analytics exploded, figuratively speaking – Pinterest has become the #1 referral for my blog, bringing a steady flow of high-quality visitors (that stay on my site for more than a microsecond and comment on/share the content) every day. Opt for concise yet engaging wording that reflects the content of your blog post.
Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
JUNE 24, 2016
Plenty here to see you through this next week – I particularly enjoyed the Moz Whiteboard Friday about blog post SEO and the post on Facebook reach. From the king of SEO himself, Rand Fishkin, to your blogging ears. These tips make a lot of sense – are you looking at your blog like a reader would? Templates! Taking Notes Vs Taking Belief | Seth’s Blog.
Get Hundreds of Links to Your Next Blog Post, Guaranteed
MARCH 14, 2011
How can you guarantee that people will read your blog post? They say that around 80% of visitors to your blog will read your post title, but only about 20% will actually read the accompanying post. I’ve analysed dozens of blogs to find out what types of headlines result in posts getting hundreds of links. Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide – 297 links.